Spectrum: Autism Research News
To say this has been a momentous year for the website would be an understatement.
Our top 10 papers for this year, based on input from autism researchers, capture the full spectrum of findings — from molecular biology to large-scale epidemiology.
Here’s a rundown of five trending topics that are turning traditional assumptions about autism on their head.
Having a loved one on the spectrum has given some autism researchers a unique outlook on their work.
Scientists dish about the biggest challenges they face as they tackle tough questions about autism.
Autism researchers distill countless hours of frantic grant-writing and experiments into a single sentence — with some hilarious results.
Some of our favorite stories this year went beyond the news to lay bare critical controversies or highlight real-world implications of research.
Here are some of our favorite quotes, by those who study autism and those who live with it, from articles we published in 2015.
Sounds, smells and social encounters are just a few of the challenges that Leironica Hawkins, an artist on the spectrum, faces every day.